Why we signed agreement with FIRS on Telcos Transactions

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Danbatta
•Prof Umar Garba Danbatta

…Assures that It will not Affect QoS, Cost of service

By Emmanuel Elebeke

The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta says the Commission went into agreement with the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS on the transactions of the telecoms operators after it became convinced that it was not another way to tax telecoms Operators, who are already dealing with multiple taxation issues.

He said that the Commission also ensured that the integration of the solutions with telcos’ transactions systems will not, in any way, impact the cost and quality of service delivery by the Operators to telecoms consumers.

As Regulator of the telecoms industry, is that we needed to be sure that it is not another way to tax telecoms Operators, who are already dealing with multiple taxation issues. We have also ensured that the integration of the solutions with telcos’ transactions systems will not, in any way, impact the cost and quality of service…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper